1440 Multiversity
  • Facilities
  • Scotts Valley, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, ADD Life Insurance

Reports to: Director of Facilities

Department: Facilities

FLSA: Exempt

Position Summary

The Chief Engineer will report to Director of Facilities and oversee many aspects of 1440 Multiversity's buildings and grounds; ensuring the property is well maintained - this position is a hands-on active working member of the facilities team. The Chief Engineer administers and assists the Maintenance and Grounds teams in the completion of projects while scheduling work that is the most efficient and productive use of each individual's time and skill set while also assessing and identifying ways to improve the quality and effectiveness of work and providing real time coaching and feedback.


  • Work with Director of Facilities in the Selection Process - hiring, training, certifying, and managing - the Maintenance and Grounds staff to effectively, efficiently, and safely perform assigned duties
  • Work with Safety and Security Team in execution of Cart Driving Safety program, Haz-Com Program, Illness and Injury Prevention, Campus Disaster, Emergency, and Evacuation Programs
  • Maintain a full facilities management plan, staff scheduling and reporting
  • Create a system to track all work assignments with appropriate deadlines for project completions - work orders distribution, response time, maintaining inventory, equipment tracking, and so on.
  • Lead by example in care of property, equipment, safe work practices and guest interaction
  • Participate in daily stand-up meetings - department and campus-wide - facilitating as necessary
  • Assure all team members understand the need of safe work practices
  • Regularly conduct inspections and walk campus to assess and plan work for efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of all buildings and grounds inclusive of all walking trails
  • Training and mentoring all team members on the importance of consistent reporting of the conditions of buildings, grounds, and related systems safety and proper operations
  • Assist the Director of Facilities in developing, organizing, and maintaining proper storage for warehousing tools and equipment that meet day-to- day operating and maintenance requirements
  • Monitor and track campus vehicles and equipment maintenance needs
  • Meet Contractors/Vendors, Fire and Police officials as necessary in a prepared professional manner
  • Maintain existing ADA property functions and look for additional areas of convenience
  • Work with Landscaping supervisor in the Control the Abor Care plan and execute in accordance with safety and care requirements.
  • Work with Alarm companies on Annual and Semi-Annual system testing
  • Monitor and control utilities use for greatest efficiencies
  • Monitor KPI's and drive efficiency in performance
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule when needed, nights, holidays, weekends, and guest focused events while agreeing to being "on-call" for urgent repair and emergency situations
  • Sound financial acumen to help create and manage annual department budget and monthly expenses - participate in monthly GL reviews with finance and possibly monthly P&L reviews

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of the maintenance and safety requirements for multi-building facilities, grounds, systems, and equipment (including newly developed technology) and their impact on the overall operations of the organization
  • Experience with (or ability to learn) basic P&L statement and managing departmental expenses
  • Thorough trade knowledge in:
  • Paints and finishes
  • Plumbing and Drainage
  • Basic Electrical and Data
  • Carpentry and Building standards
  • HVAC standards of operation and maintenance
  • Populate and organize work order system for property workflow
  • Concurrently manage teams in several projects and routine maintenance
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills with an ability to communicate technical information to management, other department staff, and facilities staff so that responses are positive, plans are sound, and budgets and resources are allocated to ensure a fully operational and safe facility
  • Knowledge of commercial kitchen appliances and safety systems a plus
  • High school diploma and/or higher education degree or training program recognized by the industry or trade
  • Three (3) years in complex facility management required - 5+ preferred
  • Solid ability to use Microsoft programs, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Be readily available and responsive at all times (even when off-campus) to help solve facility emergencies through use of a radio, a cell phone and/or delegation of personnel or contractor
  • Be available for emergency on-call situations
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is preferred but not required
  • Able to stand and walk for a minimum period of 8 to 10 hours at a time

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Duties

  • This role requires a hands-on leader to oversee a successful team in an office/ campus environment and is not a remote role. Any need for travel for business purposes is at the discretion of senior management and therefore, must be approved by the Sr. Director of Operations and/or Managing Director prior to booking travel. All expenses or commitment of department funds for any reason must be approved in advance by the Sr. Director of Operations or a senior department manager.
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Will be required to walk uneven and elevated terrain for extended periods of time
  • Will encounter various wildlife
  • Insect and plant life that could cause allergic reactions: (i.e. honey bees, yellow jackets, wasps, poison oak, etc.)
  • Refer to Physical and Work Environment Checklist for guidelines & expectations for this job.

AAP/EEO Statement

1440 Multiversity provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, 1440 Multiversity complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

1440 Multiversity expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of 1440 Multiversity's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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